Nearly everyone have heard the hit song ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’. The song has a very catchy way of conveying its message of being happy to everyone. This simple message certainly made several people happy by telling them not to worry.
Living a happy, spirited and positive life is fantastic, and is also great for your health. Being optimistic and happy in reality protects you from the stresses of life. Stress is related to most causes of death like heart conditions, cancer and strokes.
One of the best things ever said is – ‘The only thing in life that will always stay the same is change’, and in your life you have the power decide of required changes if you want to. Even if you find yourself in an intolerable situation you can always find comfort in knowing that, it also could change.
Relationships are necessary to happiness. People are different, accept them as who or How they are, avoid frictions, ceaseless arguments, and let go of all resentments. If arguments appear inevitable, nevertheless make an effort to try and understand the situation, you might just get along with it.
Happiness is found in everyone, expanding it is a way to make your life better and also healthier.
To be happy is relatively easy, just choose to be a happy person. It’s been noticed that most people, most of the time can decide how happy, or stressed, how relaxed or disturbed, how bright or boring their outlook will be. The choice is simple actually, decide to be happy.
There are a lot of ways you can do this.
Being thankful is a very good attitude. We have so much to be grateful for. Thank the cabdriver for bringing you home safely, thank the cook for a wonderful meal and thank the guy who mows your lawn. Also thank the postman for bringing you your mail, thank your spouse for being there and thank God for being alive.
News is a source of stress. Get less of it. Some folks can’t start their day without their regular dose of news. Think about it, most of the news we hear or read is bad news. Starting your day with bad news doesn’t seem to be the right thing to do.
A spiritual connection is also good advise. Being part of a religious group and meditation foster’s inner peace.
Manage your time. Time is priceless and too important to waste. Time management can be considered as a process that includes scheduling, setting goals, planning, lists of things to do and prioritizing. These are some of the elements of time management that should be understood to develop effective personal time management skills. These skills can be polished to include the finer points of each skill that could give you that extra boost to attain the results you want.
Laugh and laugh heartily everyday. Heard a good joke? Tell your friends or family about it. As they say -‘Laughter is the best medicine’.
Express your feelings, affections, friendship and passion to people around you. They’ll probably copy your actions. Try not to keep repressed anger or frustrations to yourself, this is bad for your health. Rather find ways of expressing them in a way that won’t stimulate injury or hurt to anyone.
Hard work brings a lot of personal satisfaction. It leaves an impression of being efficient in completing your projects. Achievements are essential , they give you a sense of value. Work on things that you feel are worth your time.
Learning is a happy exercise. Try and pick up something new everyday. Learning also expands and broadens your horizon. And will give you more opportunities in the future.
Exercise, jog, walk, do things that will make your body happy. Feel alive.
Avoid exposure to negative factors like loud noises, and dangerous places.
These are the few simple things you are able to do day-after-day to be happy.
And always remember the famous quote from Abraham Lincoln, “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
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